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Shannon L. Rountree, Esquire

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Shannon L. Rountree is the founder and owner of the firm. She is a local Floridian who was born and raised in Jupiter, Florida. She earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida.  Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Rountree served as an assistant state attorney for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in Palm Beach County and was a senior associate with Clark Skatoff P.A. While at Clark Skatoff, P.A. she managed the litigation and administration of probate, trust, guardianship, and real estate case matters.

Ms. Rountree has handled a variety of legal and appellate issues, including litigation of more than 100 bench and jury trials. With her experience, she has trained and mentored local and statewide attorneys in the areas of evidence and trial strategy. She has also spoken nationally on the prosecution and defense of will contests and recently presented a legal update for Florida attorneys on probate and trust law.

In 2014, Ms. Rountree was featured in Legal Leader's magazine as a top rated lawyer in South Florida.  In 2013, she received Florida Trend's Legal Elite Award, which recognizes the top attorneys in the State based on peer recognition.  She also been recognized by judges and superior rank law enforcement officers for her professionalism and trial skills and has received an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell, which is highest recognition of legal excellence one can receive by their peers and clients.  Click here to see Ms. Rountree's attorney reviews.

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Florida 
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida 
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers section
  • The Florida Bar Trial Lawyers section
  • The Florida Bar Real Property Probate and Trust Law section
  • Probate and Trust Litigation Committee for the Florida Bar Real  
  • Property Probate and Trust Law section​ 
  • Guardianship and Power of Attorney Committee for the Florida Bar 
  • Real Property and Trust Law section
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association North County section
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association Young Lawyer section

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida 
  • Juris Doctor, May 2004 
  • Received honors in appellate advocacy & trial practice
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Science, May 2001

Speaking engagements

Contesting a Will Common-Causes of Action and Basic Remedies
National Business Institute
October 2011

Shen v. Parks Legal Analysis and Legislative Update
Palm Beach County Bar Association
March 2014

Legislative Update Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law
National Business Institute
October 2012

Taking the First Step-Filing a Probate Estate
National Business Institute
September 2015

Legislative Update Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law 
Florida Bar -Probate and Trust Litigation Committee
February 2015

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